Creators and Critics Talk Comic Book Piracy and Its Effects

Yesterday, Jude Terror wrote a piece quoting Donny Cates on comics piracy. But it has become quite the conversation (again) on social media between comic book creators, publishers, critics and readers. I think this is where it began…

But this is where it kicked off.

Creators and Critics Talk Comic Book Piracy and Its Effects

Some found the discussion a way to promote their comics.

There are other arguments to make as well.

But it has also brought a few older tweets into play. With one creator taking a specifically different stance, but only regarding their own creator-owned work.

And some people have other perspectives…

A worthwhile thread to read that ends with:

But some are resigned.

Really? Challenge accepted. Mike, meet me back here in an hour's time, see what I have for you…

That's what I'm talking about. See you in an hour.

Creators and Critics Talk Comic Book Piracy and Its Effects

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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